Monday, December 28, 2009

Optimism during the Crisis of a team

Our best player has stepped down from the team. That places me, an 1174 and a first-year, at first board. Our team this year is as follows

Varsity
  • 1st board - 1174
  • 2nd board - 1098
  • 3rd board - 994
  • 4th board - 990
With no Junior Varsity team.

Quite a contrast from last year which went something like

Varsity
  • 1st board - 1800
  • 2nd board - 1700
  • 3rd board - 1490
  • 4th board - 1100
With a decent Junior Varisty team as well

I mean, I suppose I could be optimistic and say "Woohoo, I'm 1st board now!", but man this is going to be a tough year. We're all going to have to improve a LOT if we want to have a half-decent year.

4 comments:

chesstiger said...

Are you highest rated of the entire varsity aswell? If so where did all those higher rated players go?

Have a fun season. Just play the best you can, nobody can ask for more.

Banatt said...

Yeah. They all graduated.

There's a 1200-something a year below me, but I doubt he can hold a rating like that, and it isn't that far above me anyway.

安室 said...

對物要珍惜,對事要盡心,對人要感恩。..................................................

Koddy said...

Attitude!
That is the way I think issues can be solved with no complication.
For example, if it is necessary for you to Buy Viagra in order to have a nice time with your wife, so go ahead and do it!